Honda XL700V Transalp for European markets announced

The Honda XL700V Transalp is a dual-purpose sports model with a water-cooled, 4-stroke, 700cc V-twin engine. For the new model, engine displacement has been increased from 650cc to 700cc and the bike newly fitted with Programmed Fuel Injection system (PGM-FI), for improved midrange output combined with the environmental performance required to comply with Euro 3 regulations. Other performance improvements include a new ABS system and a smaller 19-inch front tire with a wider 140mm rear tire for enhanced riding stability. New large headlight and distinctive new turn signal units replacing the built-in signals along with a newly designed chassis present a more intrepid look, set off with sportier styling around the front side fairing.

The Honda XL700V Transalp will be manufactured at Montesa Honda S.A., a local manufacturing subsidiary established by Honda in Spain which began operations in 1986, the XL700V Transalp will be released successively in European markets.